Why Looe should be on everyone

Why Looe should be on everyone's radar

The popular morning fish market signals the start of the day in Looe, and the town continues to be a constant hub of activity throughout the day with its friendly and thriving centre and its local attractions. 

Uniquely divided in two by the river, Looe is the charming Cornish town that is bursting with traditional seaside fun. To the east lies the busy harbourside, while the quieter West Looe is where you would head for a spot of shopping.

Our guide details why you should visit the beautiful coastal town, and showcases some lovely accommodation providers in the area...

Why visit Looe?

We think Looe is perfect for a holiday by the coast with its unique charm, local fresh seafood, and thriving town centre. It’s a great place to base yourself for exploring attractions in and around South Cornwall, from relaxing on the beach to rock pooling with the kids, and you’ll be surrounded by stunning countryside and picturesque coastal views during a Looe holiday too.

If you are thinking of a visit to Looe in September, then check if your trip coincides with the Looe Music Festival. With live music acts and more, this is the biggest annual music festival in the county and the town’s most popular event.

What’s there to do in Looe?

Pop down to the port and watch the fishermen in action as they bring in their catch of the day, or if you fancy a day at sea yourself, there are plenty of boating and fishing trips on offer for an afternoon on deck. Sandcastles and sun-bathing sound more appealing? Looe East beach is popular with families boasting calm waters which are great for the little ones, and easily accessible to the shops and cafés in Looe town just behind the sands. There are also a whole host of other beaches nearby - check out our guide to the best beaches near Looe for more info!

After a jam-packed day, retire back to a great Looe holiday park. Revel in some evening entertainment or unwind with a bottle from one of the parks well-stocked bar. Whatever you require, we are sure that a holiday park in Looe will deliver...

Why stay in a Looe holiday park?

Looe holiday parks are the perfect choice for accommodation with superb facilities onsite, as well as entertainment and activities for all the family too. From kids’ clubs, swimming pools, restaurants, and play areas, Looe holiday parks will also be perfectly situated, only a short walk or drive away to all the local attractions for you to get out and explore. Here are our top tips...

Looe Holiday Parks:

Killigarth Manor Holiday Park

Type of holiday park: Caravans and lodges

Dog-friendly: Yes

What’s on-site? Nightly entertainment, quizzes, discos, clubhouse, kids club, play areas and under fives soft play area

NB: Areas of this park are hilly and may be unsuitable for wheelchair users or guests with mobility requirements. Please call the park to discuss your requirements.

Seaview Holiday Village

Type of holiday park: Caravans, bungalows and chalets

Dog-friendly: Yes

What’s on-site? Kids club, bingo, competitions, nightly entertainment, pool table and table tennis

Parkdean Resorts Looe Bay Holiday Park

Type of holiday park: Caravans

Dog-friendly: Yes

What’s on-site? Crazy golf, indoor soft play, table tennis, play areas, multi-sports court, amusements, daytime kid’s activities and evening entertainment

Trelawne Manor Holiday Park

Type of holiday park: Caravans, apartments and lodges

Dog-friendly: Yes

What’s on-site? Nightly entertainment, quizzes, discos, clubhouse, kids club, play areas, tennis court, football and crazy golf


Alongside our selection of holiday parks in the town, we also have a range of self-catering holiday cottages, as well as B&Bs and hotels throughout Cornwall.

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